Medical Health Provider Resource List
The providers on this list have either reached out to offer their services or have been recommended to us by youth. This resource is not an endorsement and you are encouraged to research any potential provider and be an active consumer in your health care. If you find information in this list that is of concern or out of date, please contact email@example.com
Thundermist Health Centers–Trans* Health Access Team
Thundermist provides medical & behavioral health care for transgender people over the age of 18. In order to receive behavioral health care, you must also see a Thundermist Primary Care Provider. 3 locations:
450 Clinton Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895
186 Providence Street, West Warwick, RI 02893
1 River Street, Wakefield, RI 02879
Call 401.767.4100 and ask to book an appointment with a Trans* Health Access Team provider.
Highly Recommended Thundermist Primary Care Doctors: Sara Watson and Christopher Klaus
Amy Goldfarb, MD (Internal Medicine)
78 Baker Street Providence, RI 02905
Carol Cancro, MD (Family Medicine)
407 East Avenue Pawtucket, RI 02860
Gilbert Teixeira, MD (Internal Medicine)
1018 Waterman Ave. East Providence, RI 02914
Felicia Freilich, MD (Family Medicine)
South Coast Family Medicine Group
1030 President Ave Fall River, MA 02720
Kristianna Roberts, DO (Family Medicine)
Hawthorn Medical Associates
535 Faunce Corner Rd North Dartmouth, MA 02747
The Adolescent Healthcare Center
Board Certified Pediatricians & Adolescent Medicine Specialists
1 Hoppin Street, Coro West, Suite 3055, Providence RI, 02906
The Adolescent Healthcare Center is a gender-affirming, LGBTQ welcoming practice affiliated with Brown University and Hasbro Children’s Hospital, and is located across from the main hospital campus in the Coro Building. Our practice seeks to balance family involvement when appropriate with confidential and private services when appropriate. In addition to providing primary care for youth ages 10-26 from all backgrounds, the Center is proud of it’s thriving Gender Program, directed by Michelle Forcier, and staffed by an interdisciplinary team of experts in gender care. Dr. Rusley is a primary care physician at the Center, and has training in Adolescent Medicine as well as gender care. He also provides a wide variety of family planning services, and provides pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV (PrEP) services.
Tri-County Health Centers
Johnston and North Providence, RI
The only federally qualified community health center in Rhode Island to have an LGBTQ+ Health Program. First started in 2018, this program provides free and/or low cost services to SGM individuals living in RI. We are a Blue Cross Blue Shield certified LGBTQ+ SafeZone Clinic with an entire health center staff that undergoes annual training on how to create an affirming health care environment.
Some of the services they offer: Complete primary care including prenatal, pediatric and adult; Comprehensive STI counseling, testing and treatment (this includes triple site Gonorrhea and Chlamydia testing; HIV and Hepatitis C treatment; PrEP (We are the only health center in RI to offer Same-Day PrEP for all sexually active adolescents and adults with and without insurance) Anyone 13yo and older can access our PrEP services without parental consent; PEP (post exposure prophylaxis; Gender affirming care; Contraception counseling and family planning (confidential-no parental consent needed; Mental health counseling; Dental and oral health;Substance use disorder treatment.
Wilfredo (Will) Giordano-Perez, MD, AAHIVS